Lady Liberty Back for Fourth of July Festivities

Statue of Liberty opens to visitors after being closed because of damage from Superstorm Sandy.
1:40 | 07/04/13

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One place there will definitely be fireworks tonight is over new york harbor and the celebration is particularly patriotic at the statue of liberty of after being closed from the public because of super storm sandy she has re-opened to visitors. Reporter: You can say this 4th of july was eight months in the making, after sandy ravaged the little island that lady liberty calls home, forcing the statue's closure. So what's it like to be here on this island for you? It's much greater than you imagine Reporter: The damaged docks and walkways are fixed, and now, the people are back too. These are some of the 3.8 million visitors a year who come to gaze and tour our most famous symbol. 126 years after lady liberty was dedicated, people from all over the world are still coming to catch a glimpse of this timeless american icon. You're from australia, south africa, zimbabwe but right now you look american. Thank you. We feel american. It's a symbol of new york. You see it on tv when you grew up, you see it in the movies but to see it, it's iconic. Reporter: Iconic and they found a creative way to take a photo beneath the shadow of this national treasure. It's bigger than life. Reporter: Lady liberty as strong as ever this independence day. Gio benitez, abc news, new york.

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